Yearly Archives: 2012


December 19, 2012

Ops-Core helmet systems shown in use by personnel in movie. More

Gentex to Sell the Helmet Mounted Display and Motion Tracking Businesses to Thales

November 5, 2012

November 5, 2012 | CARBONDALE, PA  Gentex Corporation announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its “Visionix” Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) and InterSense motion tracking businesses to Thales Group. Visionix, based in Aurora, Illinois, designs, develops, and delivers proprietary HMD systems as both a prime and subcontractor for aerospace and defense customers…

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U.S. Navy Awards Aegisound New Product Delivery Orders

September 20, 2012

Blacksburg, VA – September 20, 2012 – Aegisound received a new product delivery order, from the U.S. Navy, in support of its $25.3 Million sole-source Basic Ordering Agreement. This continues the delivery of Aegisound’s new line of advanced extreme noise hearing protection, communication and safety products. These products were designed primarily for U.S. DoD aircraft…

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Gentex Awarded $21.6 Million Contract

June 10, 2012

Thursday, May 10, 2012 | CARBONDALE, PA Gentex Corporation was awarded a $21.6 million contract earlier this week by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency for Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH). Under the sole-source contract, Gentex will deliver 7,500 helmets per month for a total of 90,000 helmets by July 31, 2013. “The award is a tremendous win…

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May 4, 2012

Ops-Core helmet systems used in movie. More

Aegisound Successfully Completes Critical Topic SBIR Contract with U.S. Air Force

March 31, 2012

Blacksburg, VA – March 31, 2012 – Aegisound recently completed the “Affordable High-Performance Hearing Protection and Communication System” SBIR contract, awarded by the US Air Force in 2009.  The program was focused on improving the performance, cost, and manufacturability of Aegisound’s most advanced digital active noise reduction (DANR) hearing protection and communication products. Upon completion…

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Senator Pat Toomey Visits

February 24, 2012

Friday, February 24, 2012 | CARBONDALE, PA       Senator Toomey a member of several Senate caucuses (Special Operations Forces and National Guard), toured the manufacturing facility. He also discussed with company leadership the past, current and future efforts of Gentex employees’ develop, design and manufacture personal protection and situational awareness products and systems…

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Artisent, Inc. Acquired by Gentex Corporation

January 11, 2012

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | CARBONDALE, PA Artisent, Inc., a leading design and engineering firm located in Boston, MA, was acquired this week by Gentex Corporation, a long-standing leader in personal protection and situation awareness products worldwide. This advances Gentex’s business growth strategy, which is to strengthen its capabilities to respond and deliver sophisticated aircrew…

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Gentex Corporation Acquires Ops-Core, Inc.; Together Companies to Meet Needs of Modern War Fighters

January 11, 2012

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | CARBONDALE, PA Two companies, focused on serving the modern war fighter, have joined today to deliver sophisticated personal protective equipment for elite military units around the world. Ops-Core, Inc., located in Boston, MA, was acquired this week by Gentex Corporation, a long-standing global leader in personal protection and situation awareness…

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January 1, 2012

Ops-Core helmet systems showed in Ubisoft game about Special Ops soldiers. More